Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance - Risk Management and Insurance
Date posted: 
Monday, 13 September, 2021
University of the West of England, Bristol - Faculty of Business and Law
Closing date: 
Sunday, 26 September, 2021
£40,927 to £51,799 Grade H    Bristol
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Applications are welcomed from both experienced academics and professionally qualified and industry experienced individuals, to contribute to the CII Accredited MSc Risk Management and Insurance as part of the academic team delivering the programme. This is a practice-led and applied Masters programme, focussing on skills and knowledge development in the field of general insurance and risk management, developing graduate talent into successful careers in this exciting and varied industry.

Whilst experience of teaching or training and development will be an advantage, we are seeking enthusiastic individuals with a desire to share their knowledge and industry experience in an academic context, inspiring students to explore the risk industry and general insurance opportunities.

About us: The department promotes practice led teaching and research.  In addition to our core Accounting and Finance provisions we are expanding our offering into exciting areas such as Insurance Risk Management, Financial Technology, and Forensic Accounting. 

Sustainability and ethics cut across our provision, with embedded themes of enterprise and internationalisation in all our programmes. Our research is directed firmly at impact on people and society and integral to our teaching delivery.

About you: The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree or higher qualification and/or professional/industry experience and a relevant professional qualification
  • The ability to inspire and engage students
  • The potential to deliver high-quality scholarly and practice-based teaching activities
  • An ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues
  • An ability to work both independently and within a tight knit programme team

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give both our staff and students access to everything they need to succeed – £300m has been invested recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation while we continue to develop incredible new facilities to enhance our offer even further.

Frenchay campus has excellent transport links; as well as being located near the motorway network we are within walking distance of two train stations, our bus terminus connects us to the local bus and metrobus network and we also have a range of cycling and changing facilities.

Why UWE Bristol?

We are one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West with 32,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 4,000 staff from across the globe. We are both globally connected and regionally embedded, with a strong network of employer and partner connections.

We have a lot to be proud of at UWE, our achievements include scoring above sector average for student satisfaction, we have TEF Gold status and are ranked 21st in The Guardian Best UK Universities 2021 and 29th  in the latest Times Higher Education 'Table of Tables'.

We are an ambitious and values led university. We're focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise and we are looking for people who share our core values to help us achieve those aims. 

With inclusivity as a core value, UWE Bristol recognises the power of a truly diverse university community. We support and celebrate the diversity of our staff and students as a key driver for innovation and success, promoting pathways and achievements to inspire and generate confidence and ambition.

In addition to progressive pay rates, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year
  • hybrid working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • access to employee assistance programme
  • ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • family friendly policies and wellbeing initiatives
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.
  • Retail savings via the Wider Wallet scheme
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme

Further information

This is a permanent role working at 1.0 FTE. Job share can be considered.

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place late October 2021.

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